December 12, 2019

Belize outperforms Cayman Islands in tourism growth

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From Breaking Belize News By BBN Staff: Belize has outperformed the Cayman Islands in terms of tourism sector growth, according to a report from the island’s media outlet Cayman27. The news outlet reported today that the Cayman Islands saw double-digit growth at the end of 2018, as the tourism sector in many Caribbean territories are still […]

Film festival’s Carib roots

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CARIBBEAT: African Diaspora International Film Festival touts its Caribbean connections By JARED MCCALLISTER From New York Daily News The Caribbean definitely has its place in the 2018 African Diaspora International Film Festival, which features “They Had a Dream” and other film works with connections to the region. The festival runs through Dec. 9, with screenings […]

Belize Tourism Board raises $59,934 for CTO Relief Fund

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from eTurboNews The Belize Tourism Board (BTB), in collaboration with tourism industry stakeholders, raised U.S. $59, 934.00 (Bz $119,868.00) as part of the Dollar for the Caribbean Relief Fund campaign. The fund was created to assist victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which severely devastated many Caribbean countries in September last year. This morning Ms. […]

BTB launches “Dollar for the Caribbean Relief Fund Campaign”

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By Johnelle McKenzie From Love FM It was in September that two category five hurricanes, Irma and Maria, ripped through several Caribbean countries leaving massive destruction in its wake.  A number of people died while others were left homeless without food, electricity or water. In an effort to help these stricken countries, today, the Belize […]

Belize among the Caribbean countries recording strongest tourism growth

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by Adele Ramos From Amandala BELIZE CITY – – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Thursday (9) unveiled its report on the performance of the tourism sector across the Caribbean for 2016. The report said that while only 48% of the reporting destinations registered growth during the year, with the best performances occurring in the Dominican […]

Belize ranked second fastest growing Caribbean tourist destination

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From Ambergris Today At the beginning of 2013 the Belize Tourism Board embarked on a new logo and slogan campaign for the country that enticed visitors to the Belizean experience, to BE-lize (or Be Belize). The campaign has helped boost the country’s tourism industry and catapulted the nation into the international spotlight with magazine spreads, […]